Owen McGrath
(Bef 1647-1692/1693)


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1. Mary Venderwell

Owen McGrath

  • Born: Bef 1647
  • Marriage (1): Mary Venderwell on 23 Apr 1676 in Somerset Co., MD
  • Died: 18 Mar 1692-15 Mar 1693, Somerset Co., MD


Owen McGraw (also McGraugh, Mauchraw, McGrath) had surveyed for him the following land tracts:
"Owens Improvement" on Apr 24 1667 for 150a
"Middle" on May 16 1683 for 100a
"Owens Delight" on Sep 8 1675 for 100a
"Addition" on May 6 1683 for 100a
All are slightly northwest of the town of Princess Anne, MD in the modern day (2017).

Owen McGragh wrote his will on Mar 18 1691/2 and it was proven in Somerset Co., MD on Mar 15 1692/3:
- To son Owen, all that tract of land that my plantation lies whereon I now live known as "Owens Choice" 300a. Should he die w/o issue, this to go to his next oldest living brother and he not to sell the land w/o the consent of his brothers
- To son William, land "Owens Improvement" 150a same provisions and conditions as his brother
- To son John, land "Owens Delight" and "Middle" each 100a
- To sons Richard and David, land "Wolfs Den" 120a
- all my above sons shall be free and at liberty upon reaching age 18 but not possess their said tracts until age 20
- To daughter, Mary McGragh, feather bed/furniture, four pewter dishes and one great iron kettle containing between seven and eight gallons
- To son Owen, one gun called Buckanneer gunn
- To sons William and John each a gun
- To wife Mary everything else divided between her and her children and she to be sole Executor
- Col David Browne and Mr. Roger Woolford to be overseers of my LWT
Witnesses: John Browne, Richard Carey (as Care) (SoW-EB5:108)

Owen married Mary Venderwell on 23 Apr 1676 in Somerset Co., MD. (Mary Venderwell was born about 1656 and died after 1692.)

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